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NBA 2K24 Best Builds, Top 10 Template Builds

Get your MyPLAYER cooking right out of the gate with the best builds in NBA 2K24 including the top ten template builds.
NBA 2K24 Best Builds, Top 10 Template Builds

Every year the race begins to create the perfect MyPLAYER, and the best builds in NBA 2K24 are already starting to emerge. With so many attributes to consider, not to mention the impact of sheer height and wingspan, the NBA 2K24 builds system can be overwhelming out of the gate to even semi-experienced players.

The introduction of NBA 2K24 template builds also changed things up this year, as players have a whole new way to guarantee access to some of the game's top animations and moves early in MyCAREER. Before you begin the grind to 99 OVR, starting with one of the best builds in NBA 2K24 is crucial.

NBA 2K24 Best Builds for your MyPLAYER

NBA 2K24 Best Builds

After giving fans a jampacked set of storylines and quests last year, NBA 2K24 MyCAREER has significantly streamlined with more focus than ever on pure gameplay and how you can make your MyPLAYER excel. That all begins with having the right build.

NBA 2K24 builds on the surface aren't too different from the complex builds seen in NBA 2K23 and before, but changes like badge progression can make getting the right start even more necessary. Badge progression is directly linked to the way you play in each game this year, so you'll want to really focus on skills and badges you'll actually use.

This also means you need to pick the right build, and the good news is that some of the best builds in NBA 2K24 are available right out of the gate without having to tinker with every detail. Custom builds and secret replica builds will continue to be identified as top options emerge in the coming weeks, but the best template builds are where everyone will be starting in NBA 2K24 MyCAREER.

Best Template Builds in NBA 2K24

NBA 2K24 Template Builds

With players often racing to figure out how to make different builds each year, NBA 2K24 template builds have changed things up by giving a great selection out to players. Not only do these template builds give you a good attribute setup for a particular position and playstyle, but they also guarantee you'll be setup with that given template's animations and abilities.

We'll list all the available NBA 2K24 template builds below, but first it's worth calling out the top options. Here are the top 10 best builds in NBA 2K24, two per position, available as a template for your MyPLAYER:

  1. Jaylen Brown, Shooting Guard
  2. Paul George, Small Forward
  3. Trae Young, Point Guard
  4. Jrue Holiday, Point Guard
  5. Anthony Davis, Center
  6. Klay Thompson, Shooting Guard
  7. Jimmy Butler, Small Forward
  8. Nikola Jokic, Center
  9. Karl-Anthony Towns, Power Forward
  10. Evan Mobley, Power Forward

Which of the NBA 2K24 best builds is the right fit for you will still be influenced heavily by personal preference and the way you play the game. Don't be afraid to make a new build if you're unsure or spend some time in other modes playing with the players these are based on before committing to your MyPLAYER build.

Now let's get a quick overview of all the template builds by position in NBA 2K24:

Template NBA 2K24 Point Guard Builds

  • LaMelo Ball
  • Jalen Brunson
  • Cade Cunningham
  • Luka Doncic
  • De'Aaron Fox
  • Scoot Henderson
  • Jrue Holiday
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Trae Young

Template NBA 2K24 Shooting Guard Builds

  • Bradley Beal
  • Jaylen Brown
  • Anthony Edwards
  • Josh Giddey
  • Tyler Herro
  • Zach LaVine
  • Austin Reaves
  • Marcus Smart
  • Klay Thompson

Template NBA 2K24 Small Forward Builds

  • Mikal Bridges
  • Jimmy Butler
  • Paul George
  • Brandon Ingram
  • Michael Porter Jr.
  • Jayson Tatum

Template NBA 2K24 Power Forward Builds

  • Paolo Banchero
  • Aaron Gordon
  • Draymond Green
  • Jaren Jackson Jr.
  • Cameron Johnson
  • Lauri Markkanen
  • Evan Mobley
  • Pascal Siakam
  • Karl-Anthony Towns

Template NBA 2K24 Center Builds

  • Deandre Ayton
  • Anthony Davis
  • Andre Drummond
  • Nikola Jokic
  • Domantas Sabonis
  • Myles Turner

How to max out a 99 OVR build in MyCAREER

NBA 2K24 99 OVR Builds

One benefit of the new NBA 2K24 template builds is that all of them have the potential to be powered up to 99 OVR, but that's no easy task in MyCAREER. You'll need a significant amount of VC to power up all the needed attributes and push your NBA 2K24 ratings towards the sky.

However, you won't be able to hit 99 OVR right out of the gate even if you back the dumptruck up and unload a 700,000 VC bundle onto your account. You'll need to first get your MyPLAYER beefed up to 90 OVR, and then find Ronnie 2K to setup the Rebirth quest.

With Rebirth activated, you'll score a few rewards and most importantly gain the ability to take away that 90 OVR rating cap. Once this is completed, players should be able to max their MyPLAYER all the way to 99 OVR assuming your account is flush with VC.